I’m still obsessing with any products that contain charcoal, and with good reason, it’s extremely beneficial to your everyday skincare routine. It acts as a magnet to pull out all toxins trapped underneath the skin’s surface and is a great pick-me-up for those suffering with tired, lackluster, dull, dry winter skin. It’s been proven that women only spend about 20 seconds a night washing their face (of course not this girl hehe) and that’s not nearly enough time to actually cleanse the skin of all its daily dirt and grime. The new Dermalogica Charcoal Rescue Masque will help draw out those impurities your daily cleanser has missed, as well as any excess oil. This will not only help to refine pores, calm redness and improve skin texture, it will leave the skin incredibly soft and smooth. It’s ideal for anyone looking to achieve a vibrant, radiant healthy glow in the matter of minutes.
Dermalogica Charcoal Rescue Masque is formulated with active charcoal from pure Japanese Binchotan that helps to absorb impurities, while sulfur helps to promote cell turnover and calm the skin for a brighter complexion. It also contains Volcanic ash, hot spring, marine slit and bamboo extract that acts as a gentle exfoliator to help smooth and revitalize the skin. Finally, a combination of acids and wild mint to help increase collagen production and refine pores.
Dermalogica Charcoal Rescue Masque comes in an easy to use squeeze tube that allows for an effortless, and mess-free application. It has an extremely thick, metallic grey, rich and creamy texture that surprisingly applies to the skin with ease. After thoroughly cleansing the skin, apply a generous amount to both the face and throat and let sit for about 7 to 10 minutes. It does give a slight warming sensation to the skin for the first minute with the invigorating scent of mint. After about 3 to 4 minutes, it will begin to dry and harden, that’s when you can really feel the mask working. You can also enhance the exfoliation process by massage the mask into the skin with slightly damp fingers before rinsing thoroughly. It can be used 3 to 4 times a week as desired.
Dermalogica Charcoal Rescue Masque is super easy to remove, just rinse with water and watch as your skin will be instantly glowing and baby smooth. My skin feels incredibly clean immediately afterwards and continues to stay soft, smooth, refreshed and hydrated for days to come. It helps to melt away the stress of a busy day, along with all the dirt, oil and makeup my Clariosonic may have missed. Although I’ve only been using it for the past few weeks, my skin already looks clearer with less breakouts. Since I don’t have oily skin, I can’t really tell if it’s reduced oil production, but on the flip side, it also doesn’t dry my skin out like other charcoal masks. If you’re looking for healthy, beautiful, glowing skin this winter, I highly recommend giving this a try when it’s released next month. It will retail for $60 for 75ml.